Developing conscientious citizens by instilling wonder,
encouraging stewardship, and cultivating community.
300 Acres of Forest, Fields and Freshwater Ponds of Cape Cod
The Burgess Outdoor Education & Retreat Center is the perfect place for your middle school education experience, your university program or your organizations annual retreat.
News & Blog
News & Blog
Meet the Gurus!
Here in 02563, spring has sprung! Please join us in welcoming our 2017 Gurus – an incredible group of adventuresome, fun-loving, passionate folks who have traveled across the country to instill wonder, encourage stewardship and cultivate community at Burgess Outdoor Education this spring, and beyond! The crew this year is a blend of new and […]Read More
Fresh from the Farm
As promised, this week’s farm blog covers the first part of the sheep-to-shawl process that our flock’s wool is currently experiencing! In June, the sheep get sheared by a professional shearwool, and as you can see in the picture below, each sheep’s fleece stays all in one piece. After shearing, we spread out the fleeces […]Read More
Outdoor Education Instructors/Directors Need Field Trips Too!
Camp Burgess Outdoor Education Director Takes Field Trips of Her Own In the winter months, when the administrative offices at Camp Burgess & Hayward are in full-swing with registrations, hiring, program development, and planning for the busy months ahead, Camp’s Outdoor Education Director, Kerri Sadoff, who is typically facilitating area schools’ field trips to Camp […]Read More
Camp Burgess & Hayward
Our Summer Camp
Established in 1928, the South Shore YMCA Camp Burgess and Hayward has been a leader in Massachusetts camping for over 85 years. With one and two-week sessions, Camp Burgess & Hayward have programs for boys and girls ages 7-16.visit the site